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HTC VIVE Consumer Edition Virtual Reality Headset Includes headset, two wireless controllers, two base stations, link box, earbuds, Vive accessories,

HTC VIVE Consumer Edition Virtual Reality Headset Includes headset, two wireless controllers, two...

  • Brand: HTC
  • MPN: 99HALN006-00
  • Part #: MVRHTC1001
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"Yes it's next level gaming, totally worth it, exhilarating, great for exercise, surpassed my expectations, turned my life around. I've mostly been playing To The Top and Beat Saber so far. I have a..."
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 Emily L. ~ 26-06-19   VERIFIED OWNER
"I adore my HTC Vive! The images are crisp and its supremely easy to set up. You can be in a virtual world very quickly from the time you open the box.

The strap for the headset feels a little inse..."
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 Guest ~ 24-06-19
"Great piece of technology! The tracking and movement in side the Vive is perfect. A lot of games out for it already and free ones too.

Takes a bit of effort to set up. Wall mounts. Firmware update..."
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 Regan H. ~ 12-12-17

Features

HTC Vive Virtual Reality

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Inside The Headset

Once you put on the Vive headset, you're immersed in a world full of surprises. Walk around freely and explore everything-the Chaperone guidance system keeps you safely within the bounds of your play area. Stunning graphics make it feel so real and surreal simultaneously.

 

 

Real World Awareness

The front-facing camera blends real-world elements into the virtual world. Experience room-scale gameplay with precise motion tracking and natural controller gestures. Get a glimpse of the real world when you need it thanks to the front-facing camera. Open apps and games without taking off your headset. This is fully immersive VR.

 

 

Precision Tracking

Enjoy 360-degree motion tracking with the HTC Vive, twin base stations track the exact location of your headset and two controllers in space so you can freely explore and interact with the virtual world. Room-Scale VR puts you at the centre of everything.

 

 

Complete Control

Vive's two wireless controllers feature 24 sensors for unobstructed movement, and dual-stage triggers with HD haptic feedback allows us to do more in VR than ever before.

 

Seamless Interaction

I'll never forget the first time I put on the HTC Vive and stepped into a new world, get excited and experience Virtual Reality for yourself with the HTC Vive room scale VR

 

Specifications

HTC Vive Recommended PC Specs

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GPU 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent or greater

CPU

Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater   

RAM

4GB+

Video Output

HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2 or newer

USB Port

1x USB 2.0 or greater port

Operating System 

Windows 7 SP1 or newer

HTC vive Headset spec

Display

OLED

Resolution

2160x1600

Refresh rate

90Hz

Platform

SteamVR

Field of view

110

Tracking area

15 x 15 feet

Built in Audio

Yes

Controller

SteamVR controller, any PC compatible game pad

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyroscope, laser position sensor, front-facing camera

Connections

HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0

Manufacturer Part No: 99HALN006-00 Brand: HTC Product Type: Virtual Reality Headset
UPC - Product Family: VIVE Shipping Weight: 5.317 kg
PB Part No: MVRHTC1001 Product Model: Consumer Edition

Warranty: 12 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
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Question:
What other kit is required to make this system work?
Asked by: Dianne on 23 November 2018
Answer:
You'll need a computer to run it. Main thing it needs is a decent video card. Most people seem to go for a nvidia 1060 or higher. Then theres additional things like the upgraded sound strap (which i hear is really worth it) and perhaps some stands for the base station units (they can sit on bookshelves and the like if you have the right layout)
Answered by: Bryan Senior on 25 November 2018
Question:
Does anyone know where you could test the experience?
Asked by: Neo on 12 September 2018
Answer:
A bit of a necro perhaps but in case someone passes by the vrclub 33 Hurstmere road, Takapuna has a htv vive 1 setup, just did with 5 of us, im hooked, now to decide what to invest in
Answered by: jan leget on 25 March 2019
Answer:
Some games were given out as a sort of promotion, which has changed since it was first put out on the market. It also depends on where you buy the headset from also as they may have a different game compared to others.
Answered by: J on 27 December 2018

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Roger H.
VERIFIED OWNER

amazing

30 April 2019
I wasn't expecting to be this good...
You're really in that world, the light sabers are real and so are the blocks flying towards you.
But it's very expensive and the resolution is not good.
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Tyler K.

HTC Vive

3 April 2019
I had high expectations before purchasing the HTC Vive and I must say it exceeded them.

Htc defiantly has the best hmd’S in the market.

It is something you must try to truly understand how immersive virtual reality is!
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Steven L.

VR Magic !

2 April 2019
Great product, easy setup and hours of fun.
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Steven

Great piece of kit

2 April 2019
Good fun, easy setup and hours of enjoyment. Highly recommended
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Rhyannon

OMG

20 February 2019
These are so much fun! Everyone has been totally blown away by them. I defiantly recommend getting the audio headset with them as well.
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Reid L.
VERIFIED OWNER

HTC Vive - Pros and Cons.

2 February 2019
I purchased this back in October/November, but I've had extensive experience with it beforehand. I've used it every single day, and love it to bits, but there's a lot of problems too. Below are my Pros and Cons for the Vive.

Pros:

Roomscale VR: While this isn't specific to the Vive, it's the best example of roomscale.
Comfort: The default foam padding that comes with the Vive is fairly uncomfortable, you can order some much nicer leather ones off Amazon. If you need a nose rest, there's one too.

Moddability: While most people will be fine with a base Vive, there are many mods for the Vive. There's a part that blows a fan onto your f...
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Tomasz
VERIFIED OWNER

Great product/hard to set up if renting

24 January 2019
If you cant drill into the wall to mount the base stations i recommend getting some tripods for it. hyperkin do a pair that are really good.
Tracking is nice if you set the base correctly. room scale is fun to play.

haven't tried the oculus rift but i definitely love this one
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Guest

Review of HTC Vive

21 January 2019
The HTC Vive is a great product and shows that VR is here to stay. On the upside - we have tonnes of immersion, the ability to walk around your room (with the device tracking where is safe by way of a blue / cage like effect), and the ability to move your hands around with the controllers. There aren't as many games as I would like out there, but ones designed just for VR are quite brilliant (for example, beat sabre). There are a few downsides perhaps, the resolution isn't so sharp and the sheer number of wires (plus needing power points for the two base stations) is a bit of a hassle.
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Jordan S.

Well worth it

3 January 2019
While it does require a VR ready GPU it does run well on most games with my 1050ti (still waiting on the 1070ti) i have had a great time with this. Well worth the money
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Luan
VERIFIED OWNER

a almost perfect VR experience

24 December 2018
I had this for 2 week now and oh boi it really good experience
but there are some flaws such as the set up are abit complicate you either have to drill some hole into your wall for the tracking sensor or have to buy a separate mounting base station for the tracking
but after that you dont really need to care about it anymore it just stay there and there are alot of wires involved in this one and you also need alot of outlet as well since each of them need a separate power source
my room is abit small but still playable for this to work
the stock head strap are abit hard to use and it dont really distribute weight that well but I can st...
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Matthew

HTC VIVE

10 December 2018
Just love it, it works well and I'm amazed by how smooth it runs. And I think it's cool for how you can see we're you placed the hand remotes without even taking of the head gear. Just make sure you turn it on first. Sad thing is you do need quite a bit of room for some of the games, there been a lot of time when I been unable to reach or grab items cos a beach or wall is in the way.
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Sarah

HTC Vive

29 November 2018
The HTC Vive is an awesome product, works exactly how you would expect it to. Easy setup. Super fun watching people use it for the first time.
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HTC VIVE Consumer Edition Virtual Reality Headset Includes headset, two wireless controllers, two base stations, link box, earbuds, Vive accessories,

  • Brand: HTC
  • MPN: 99HALN006-00
  • Part #: MVRHTC1001
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Features

HTC Vive Virtual Reality

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Inside The Headset

Once you put on the Vive headset, you're immersed in a world full of surprises. Walk around freely and explore everything-the Chaperone guidance system keeps you safely within the bounds of your play area. Stunning graphics make it feel so real and surreal simultaneously.

 

 

Real World Awareness

The front-facing camera blends real-world elements into the virtual world. Experience room-scale gameplay with precise motion tracking and natural controller gestures. Get a glimpse of the real world when you need it thanks to the front-facing camera. Open apps and games without taking off your headset. This is fully immersive VR.

 

 

Precision Tracking

Enjoy 360-degree motion tracking with the HTC Vive, twin base stations track the exact location of your headset and two controllers in space so you can freely explore and interact with the virtual world. Room-Scale VR puts you at the centre of everything.

 

 

Complete Control

Vive's two wireless controllers feature 24 sensors for unobstructed movement, and dual-stage triggers with HD haptic feedback allows us to do more in VR than ever before.

 

Seamless Interaction

I'll never forget the first time I put on the HTC Vive and stepped into a new world, get excited and experience Virtual Reality for yourself with the HTC Vive room scale VR

 

Specifications

HTC Vive Recommended PC Specs

Check if your PC is ready 

SteamVR Performance Test

GPU 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent or greater

CPU

Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater   

RAM

4GB+

Video Output

HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2 or newer

USB Port

1x USB 2.0 or greater port

Operating System 

Windows 7 SP1 or newer

HTC vive Headset spec

Display

OLED

Resolution

2160x1600

Refresh rate

90Hz

Platform

SteamVR

Field of view

110

Tracking area

15 x 15 feet

Built in Audio

Yes

Controller

SteamVR controller, any PC compatible game pad

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyroscope, laser position sensor, front-facing camera

Connections

HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0

Date Created: 23:39, 18-07-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MVRHTC1001/HTC-VIVE-Consumer-Edition-Virtual-Reality-Headset?pg=2
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